At every level of government Conservatives are either leaning on their shovel, or lending it to the other side.
If Turnbull is willing to dismantle the Liberal brand for his own ego, how then is he any better than Bill Shorten?
Conservatives are horrified that multiple members of the parliamentary wing are enthusiastic supporters of such reality bending concepts as gay marriage.
On the one hand, we had the vote for equality. But on the other, we had direct participation in the formation of policy.
Do we assume that capitalism will ultimately come up with a solution, or is capitalism itself the problem?
The Coalition has begun to restore a modicum of rationality to the electricity market in Australia. There is more to do. They must assault the green mindset.
One would think that perhaps we would keep an open mind regarding alternatives; instead of buying the tired old argument that anything else must either lead to totalitarianism, or be incurably utopian.
So, how does the average Aussie punter work out what it is we are all supposed to be promoting and defending?
In other words, quality of life is a matter of how people feel about their lives as well as the material conditions in which they live. Perceptions matter to our wellbeing.
The tolerant brigades had disappeared, and the revolutionary pugilists, behind the comfort of a tweet, were coming out.
Politicians pretending to be compassionate when all they are doing is handing out other people’s money are just thieves masquerading as angels.
Around the world, governments work from an operating manual drawn straight from Henry Ford's car factories of the 1920s.